Listed 4th of "25 incredible loT start-ups to watch in 2017"
Gigliotti listed as one of 30 Irish start-ups to watch in 2017
"Start-up of the week is Gigliotti, an internet of things (IoT)
company targeting the hospitality sector with its Smartdrinx system."
What excites us? The innovative, the new,
We are excited about introducing innovative IoT (Internet of Things)
/ hardware products into the market. Our primary focus is the hospitality
sector, where our aim is to enrich the guest experience and generate
extra revenue for hotels.
Our primary product "The Smartdrinx System" is
designed and placed to enrich the guest experience in the hospitality
Smartdrinx is the only in-room system in the world that can replace
the loss making minibar / fridge with a no-hassle, profit centre and
marketing platform in every hotel room, suite, chalet, or apartment.
This captive audience creates opportunities for brand positioning,
additional marketing and sales opportunities.
With a global B2B potential of 17+ million hotel
rooms, total estimated available market of 8 million hotel rooms and
a serviceable obtainable market of 1 million hotel rooms, our growth
potential is truly global.
The signing of a $1Bn Sales & Distribution Contract in the
Gulf Region will see 150,000 units fast tracked into hotel rooms,
luxury suites and apartments, over the next 4 years.
Our unique system and patent IP crucially locks out competition.
Hoteliers in the gulf region are particularly seeking out the latest
state-of-the-art technology to enhance their guest's in-room experience,
and SmartDrinx ticks every box!
The value proposition demonstrates that each unit creates additional
revenue of $3,000 per room per year. For a 250 room hotel this
is $3.7m added to the bottom line over 5 years.
July 2015: Company Incorporation
January 2016: Patent Submission
January - December 2016: Continuous design &
September 2016: Sales and distribution deal in
Dubai - SmartDrinx to be placed into 150,000 hotel rooms over 4 years
November 2016: Gigliotti team exhibit at WebSummit
June 2017: Letter of intent to supply Smartdrinx
luxury lodges at Fota Island 5* Resort and Golf complex
June 2017: The Kingsley Hotel choose SmartDrinx
for their proposed new 67 room expansion development
July 2017: Faster Capital accept Gigliotti onto
their accelerator program.
Gigliotti.Co Limited is investor ready and is
seeking funding to meet these commitments.
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A paradigm shift in hospitality innovation
SmartDrinx creates a unique, interactive
enhancing the guest's stay while generating significant in-room revenue
Harnessing the latest in IoT technology,
SmartDrinx creates a paradigm shift in hospitality innovation
Meet the Team
We are a passionate team of designers and marketing
experts with headquarters in Ireland
Co Founder, CEO Fiona is a published author in the field
of project governance, and holds a First class honours: 1.1 in Project Management. Proven international
experience in project, manufacturing and marketing based companies. Proficient in several
languages, Fiona has a wealth of experience in both global corporation settings and
Irish/Spanish SMEs. Commercial achievements include quadrupling market turnover in Italy
for H&K International. Participated in MBO of an SME which became best performing company
in its sector within 18 months.
Co Founder, CTO Charles Studied IT, Commercial Law and Business - MCP,
MCSA, MCSE MS specialist in IoT, Data Security, Cloud Technologies & Virtualisation, 30Yrs senior management. A seasoned commercial
professional with a multi-disciplinary background and a proven track record in building commercially viable
businesses from early development phase. Veteran and CEO of previous start-ups including Direct Healthcare
International, reached $3M+ profit 3rd Yr.
Director of Strategy B.Sc (Pharm), MPSI.
A Trinity College Dublin graduate with finance qualifications, Patrick
worked in the USA, UK, and the Middle East before establishing a successful career
with the Sam McCauley pharmacy group. As Managing Director, he accomplished the
transition and significant expansion of the group to become the largest Irish owned
pharmacy group, with an excess of 550 employees in 30 stores. Patrick
successfully sold the business in a significant € multi-million deal to
Carlyle Cardinal Ireland in 2017. Patrick is a Retail Excellence
Ireland board member, Round Table Chair, Public Speaker and Consultant.
Finance & Operations Andrew has extensive CFO/COO experience and
a successful track record across a range of industries. Andrew is a capital raising and growth specialist with a keen interest in
new technology and applications. With a forensic attitude to problem solving and implementing solutions, Andrew
has extensive experience of team building & managing change in start-up/early-stage/established
environments. Multi-round PE funding from Day 1 startup as founding CFO through to £150M IPO on AIM.
VP Business Development
Cornell University Graduate, Professor at University of Piraeus in Tourism Management, founder
and CEO of Hospitality-Xperts LLP. Senior management experience in 5* hospitality chains and independent
hotels, including Hilton in Europe, Africa, and UAE. Michael has proven success in
business development, with strong international high level hospitality connections.
VP OperationsEx US military currently in ATC, with
15 years of international aviation experience, a member of the National Airspace System. Tyler
works in one of the most complex aviation systems in the world, servicing air travel and logistics
on an international level. Tyler is also an entrepreneur, business owner, and investor, he is a
co-founder of a bay area business specializing in international trade.
Mentor & Industry Expert Marie is a Co Founder and
MD of Dublin Whiskey Company, sold to Quintessential Brands in March 2016. Adjunct Lecturer in Food Science
at Dublin Institute of Technology. Enterprise Ireland Mentor and "Investor Ready" Panelist.
Lead Designer Jeffery is a thoroughly experienced
senior design engineer. Mechanical Engineering Degree from Santa Clara
University, California. Jeffery loves trying out new techniques and finding the
perfect solution for any kind of requirement.
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